A Giant Aneurysmal Bone Cyst in the Mandibular Condyle

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Abstract

Aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC) is a rare, rapidly expanding, locally destructive, and easily misdiagnosed lesion. An ABC of the condyle is rare. This report presents a 25-year-old female with a giant ABC in the left mandibular condyle. This patient was treated with surgical resection of the affected bone and immediate mandibular reconstruction using autologous bone. Follow-up to date showed no signs of recurrence. The clinical feature, imaging finding, pathogenesis, and treatment methods of ABCs are discussed.

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